- Looking for riders to join in Derbyshire
I’ve recently got into mountain biking and I’m looking to see if there are any groups or individuals I could tag along to.
I ride mostly in the Black Rocks and Ambergate area but have also ventured out Edale way (where I nearly died).
I’m not the fastest lady but I’m not bad at crashing ;).Posted 3 years agoHellsSubscriber
Keep an eye on this thread:Posted 3 years ago
I’m Derbyshire based too, near Chesterfield. Would be happy to meet upif you want!alanlMember
Mark, has there been any progress on the ‘social’ rides on a Sunday?
I’m not fit enough to keep up on a typical Sunday, so this would suit me perfectly.
What is the standard now for a typical Sunday – still all racing whippets, or real world speeds, ie.is there a get the breath back break at the top of hills 🙂 ?
Tuesdays are generally out for me, as the traffic is just too bad to get there at a reasonable time.Posted 3 years ago
I might be interested in something gentle to get me back into things. I haven’t ridden for a couple of years now although I do a lot of walking (eight to ten miles every day). I work in Chesterfield but live in Pinxton (j28 M1). We used to go out every Thursday night after work and often every Sunday as well but as with everything work and life (and getting injured….) gets in the way.Posted 3 years agoflyingmonkeycorpsMember
There’s a small group of us ride fairly regularly in the Peak, steady pace, wait at the top / bottom etc – basically like a Pootle but with far less people. Anyone’s welcome to join us as long as you’re not a git. And if you are we just won’t invite you again. Email in profile 🙂Posted 3 years agothe-muffin-manMember
I actually live in ambergate and have never ridden locally
WTAF! – Get in those woods man! 😀
I would offer to show you around as I’m also an Ambergate resident, but I’ll be honest I’ve lost the love for riding.
You don’t need a guide, just ride into the woods and see where the trail goes. If you know where Betty Kenny’s Tree is, that’s where some of the better stuff is and there are fewer walkers at that end too.
If you want to explore the wider area – get out with DVATC.Posted 3 years agotandemoniumMember
NATSMTB (check out their Facebook page) ride regularly in the Peak most Sundays. There’s a mix of members young(ish) and not so young, we also have a few ladies that ride regularly with us. Rides normally 18-25 miles depending on time of year and terrain. White Peak (Bakewell, Chatsworth etc) Dark Peak (Ladybower, Hope, Edale etc) normally feature. We have a few members who live near and regularly ride ambergate area too. Also do trips further afield for weekends sometimes too. You’re welcome to come along for a ‘trial’ ride to see how you get on (with the riding & the other members 🙂 )Posted 3 years ago
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